about Todd FlowerdayA Roman Catholic lay person, married (since 1996), with one adopted child (since 2001). I serve in worship and spiritual life in a midwestern university parish.
about John Donaghy
John is a lay missionary since 2007 with a parish in western Honduras. Before that he served in campus ministry and social justice ministry in Iowa. His ministry blog is http://hermanojuancito.blogspot.com
He also blogs reflections on the lectionary and saints/heroes/events of the date at http://walktheway.wordpress.com
He'll be a long-term contributor here analyzing the Latin American bishops' document from their 2007 Aparecida Conference.
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Daily Archives: 18 October 2011
My friend Tim Read did an excellent job with the poster, don’t you think? Hard to believe we have only eleven rehearsals left. Am I getting nervous? Not really. We ran most of Act I and the first three songs … Continue reading
And I don’t mean very bright celestial objects turning silver and rotating overhead. The Vatican is trying like heck to pacify the Temple Police (some of whom are ready to excommunicate the last pope) and you have to love this … Continue reading
I had a chat today with our associate pastor. He reported that at a diocesan workshop, the clergy were discouraged from singing the Mystery of Faith with the people. That got me thinking about the rubrics in the Order of … Continue reading
Two sections discuss the priesthood. Tomorrow in GIRM 5, the priesthood of the baptized. But today, that of the clergy: 4. In truth, the nature of the ministerial Priesthood proper to the Bishop and the Priest, who offer the Sacrifice … Continue reading
Starting today, we dive into the heart of the General Directory for Catechesis. Part One, “Catechesis in the Church’s mission of evangelization,” covers numbered sections 34 through 91 in three chapters. This Scripture-heavy section introduces the response to the first … Continue reading